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Yasiel Puig signs with Veracruz of the Mexican League

by Brad Camara | Tue, Apr 20th 8:43pm EDT

Free-agent OF Yasiel Puig signed with Veracruz of the Mexican League on Tuesday. (Enrique Rojas on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact:

Puig was unable to land a deal with a major-league club during the offseason and ultimately ends up signing a deal to play in the Mexican League. He was close to signing with Atlanta in 2020 until Puig testing positive for COVID-19 scrapped those plans. The 30-year-old will play in Mexico in 2021 and could find his way back in the majors down the road. Puig slashed .267/.327/.458 across 611 plate appearances for the Reds/Indians in 2019.

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